The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Architect
Rank 249 253 230
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Architect 7 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.097% 0.014% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.014% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £62,500 £62,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +47.05%
UK excluding London average salary £63,750 £75,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +96.07%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Architect
England

Test Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Architect in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Test Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Architect across the North West region.

Test Architect Salary Trend in the North West

Test Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Test Architect Salary Histogram in the North West

Test Architect
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Cheshire +5 7 £62,500 -
Test Architect
England

Test Architect
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Test Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Architect in their job title.

1 20 (71.43%) ATM
2 18 (64.29%) Finance
2 18 (64.29%) BASE24
3 16 (57.14%) Project Management
3 16 (57.14%) Banking
4 8 (28.57%) System Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Performance Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Degree
6 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 3 (10.71%) Retail
9 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
9 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
9 2 (7.14%) HP
9 2 (7.14%) SQL
9 2 (7.14%) Oracle
9 2 (7.14%) UNIX
9 2 (7.14%) Windows
9 2 (7.14%) Migration
9 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
10 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
10 1 (3.57%) Cognizant
10 1 (3.57%) QA
10 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center

Test Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Test Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 18 (64.29%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 20 (71.43%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 18 (64.29%) Finance
2 16 (57.14%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Project Management
2 8 (28.57%) System Testing
3 6 (21.43%) Performance Testing
4 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) HP
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Cognizant